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Installing SQL Server 2008

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A Web Developer's Look at Windows 7

The new Windows 7 user interface features can offer Web developers significant productivity gains in terms of organizing, finding, and navigating to commonly used resources. This article introduces you to the improvements which can cut significant time from otherwise mundane daily workflow tasks.

OK-CANCEL vs CANCEL-OK

What order should the OK and Cancel buttons appear? Should it be like Windows or like the Mac? Are there any "rule of thumb" as to when certain standard should be followed or is it just a matter of taste?

OP-ED: Software Development from Core to Cosmetics

Few projects end up having too much time. Successfully completing a project often depends on tackling core, significant, and risky aspects of any custom solution first—like the long hard march up hill—and finishing with the trim, or cosmetic work, last.

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MFC Integration with the Windows Transactional File System (TxF)

The Transactional File System (TxF), which allows access to an NTFS file system to be conducted in a transacted manner through extensions to the Windows SDK API. MFC 10, has been extended to support TxF and related technologies. This support allows existing MFC applications to be easily extended to support kernel transactions.

LINQ to Objects Refresher

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